Oklahoma's Devastating May 2013 Tornado

Oklahoma's Devastating May 2013 Tornado

Miriam Aronin (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781627241830

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Description

May 20, 2013, began as a normal day at Plaza Towers Elementary School in Moore, Oklahoma. Just before 3:00 p.m., a loud siren went offa tornado was coming! Students and teachers raced to find shelter from the massive twister. The storm violently shook the school. Its powerful, swirling winds tore the roof off the building and caused some of the schools walls to collapse. Would the students and teachers inside survive the storms fury? Oklahomas Devastating May 2013 Tornado is a heart-stopping account of the tornado that hit Moore, Oklahoma, and nearby areasfrom its origins as a thunderstorm to its transformation into a huge twister and, finally, to the peoples heroic efforts to rebuild after the destruction. Captivating, first-person accounts of survivors, including a teacher who risked her life to save her students and a couple who helped rescue people trapped by the monster storm, bring this dramatic tale to life. Large, color photos, maps, and fact boxes enrich the true stories of bravery and heroism. Written in narrative format, this book is sure to draw readers in and hold them tight.

Reading Level
Lexile
800L
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
S
ATOS
4.8
DRA
40
Categories
Genre
Geography Other People & Places
Interest Age
Ages 6-8 Ages 9-12
Grade
2nd Grade 3rd Grade 4th Grade 5th Grade 6th Grade 7th Grade
Subject
Science
Language
English (US)
Fiction/Non-Fiction
Non-Fiction
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